A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

Words of five or fewer letters since August 15, 2006

opera

Sat, 9 Dec '06
Word with light or rock
Thu, 30 Nov '06
Activity for some season ticket holders
Fri, 29 Sep '06
Word with light or horse
Thu, 14 Sep '06
Puccini production
Sun, 27 Aug '06
"Dido and Aeneas," for an early English example